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Channel Bonding In WiFi And Radio Frequency Physics
Jason D. Hintersteiner,  Certified Wireless Network ExpertCommentary
Using larger channels improves WLAN capacity, but the laws of RF physics can pose challenges when putting channel bonding into practice.
By Jason D. Hintersteiner Certified Wireless Network Expert,
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Cisco Leads, But HP Nipping At Its Heels
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco maintains its lead in several enterprise infrastructure markets, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is challenging its dominance, according to new research.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Public WiFi: 5 Tips For Happy Customers
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, XirrusCommentary
WiFi is here to stay, and you can achieve new levels of customer satisfaction benefits by implementing a powerful, stable, public environment.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus,
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Connecting The Internet Of Overlooked Things
Network Computing, ContributorCommentary
Narrowband Internet of Things technology promises to unite the boring side of IoT, which may end up having the greatest effects on society.
By Andrew Morawski, Head of M2M for the Americas, Vodafone ,
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WLAN Tester Market Expands
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Fluke Networks has dominated the handheld WiFi test space with AirCheck, but two new testing tools aim to compete for market share.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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IT Support: Bridging The Generation Gap
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Millennials will place new demands on IT support teams, according to a study by CompTIA.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Wireless Tips To Spare The Air
Chris Spain, Technology InnovatorCommentary
Are you a good WiFi citizen? Businesses and users are clogging the airwaves, but you can help ease the congestion.
By Chris Spain Technology Innovator,
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5 Fundamental Requirements For High-Performing Networks
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
A new set of network essentials is necessary to meet the challenges of today's network administration and management.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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What Could LiFi Mean For Enterprise WiFi?
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
There's a lot of hype these days about LiFi. While the light-based technology is promising, it won't replace WiFi in the enterprise anytime soon.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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What’s Ahead For SDN In 2016
Dan Pitt, Commentary
Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation, shares the ONF's predictions for how software-defined networking will evolve next year.
By Dan Pitt ,
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Networking 2015 Rewind
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
As the year comes to a close, we look back on some of the memorable moments in networking from 2015, including the drive towards open networking and the departure of Cisco's longtime CEO.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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7 WiFi Killers That May Surprise You
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
That festive holiday decor could be slowing your WLAN performance. Learn about little known and unusual sources of wireless interference.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Network Engineers Becoming System Administrators
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The trend towards virtualization is expanding the duties of a network engineer beyond traditional networking into server management.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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8 Enterprise WiFi Shortcomings
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Reliable WiFi is critical in today's enterprise, but the WiFi network can fall short. Here's a look at some of common problems with WiFi connectivity.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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IoT Scares WLAN Admins
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
As the Internet of Things looms, WLAN administrators are increasingly anxious about how all these connected devices will impact our WiFi networks.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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FCC WiFi Blocking Fines Leave WLAN Admins In The Dark
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The Federal Communications Commission continues its crackdown on hotels and others that block personal WiFi hotspots, but the murky enforcement leaves WLAN administrators wondering what WiFi tools are legal.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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How To Improve WiFi Performance: 5 Key Steps
Rowell Dionicio,  Network EngineerEducation
WLANs are under more pressure than ever. Follow these steps to make sure your WLAN performs optimally.
By Rowell Dionicio Network Engineer,
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WiFi Calling In The Enterprise
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
With WiFi about to take off, enterprises can look forward to improved indoor calling, but they need to prepare to support it.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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8 Wireless Startups & Products Transforming Mobility
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
The growth and development of wireless technology shows no signs of slowing down. These innovative companies and their products could revolutionize the mobile world.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
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Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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